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2017 OIC Perspectives

OIC Perspectives

Weekly Brief: ETF - Frank Tirado on ETF Options: Q&A
Frank Tirado, Vice President of Education for the Options Industry Council, talks about using ETF options in in an environment of uncertainty and low yields in a Q&A with Carolina Wilson of Bloomberg.
November 29, 2017 - Bloomberg

Using options as a positioning tool for IPO stocks
Gary Delany, OIC Director of European Marketing and Education, discusses how options on IPO stocks can be used to manage risk for investors looking to gain exposure to those stocks and the criteria a stock must meet in order for options to be issued.
November 16, 2017 -

What are my options for protection?
Gary Delany, OIC Director of European Marketing and Education, revisits some of the options strategies investors may consider when seeking protection from adverse market moves, such as buying an at-the-money-put, buying a bear put spread, and buying a collar.
October 25, 2017 -

Millenials - A New Investor Group with New Needs
Gary Delany, Director of European Marketing and Education, discusses the millennial demographic and what this emerging group of investors needs for managing their investment accounts.
September 20, 2017 -

How Financial Advisors Use & Think About Options
Eric Cott, OIC Director of Financial Advisor (FA) Education, discusses key findings from OIC's recent study with Cerulli Associates on how financial advisors use and think about exchange-listed options. Findings include how FAs use options on ETFs, how FAs expect to increase their use of exchange-listed options and the benefits of using options in client portfolios.
June 13, 2017 -

Options Essentials For Advisors
In a recent article for, Frank Tirado, OIC Vice President of Education, talks about the versatile nature of options and how advisors can use them to differentiate their services and help their clients generate income, boost growth and protect gains.
June 13, 2017 –


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